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Amira & Sam

2014-05-30 | Drama / Romance

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Sam, a soldier who had served in Afghanistan and Iraq, meets Amira when he visits her uncle, Bassam, who had served as Sam's Iraqi translator. Bassam and Sam have a special bond due to their time together in the war. Initially Amira does not trust him because he was an American soldier and her brother was killed by a bomb from American troops in the war. Sam's cousin, Charlie, asks Sam to help him with illegal hedge funds unbeknownst to Sam at the time. Amira is staying with her uncle Bassam since her father died. She sells bootlegged films on the street corner but is forced to stay with Sam after getting busted; immigration officials begin pursuing her. As the film progresses, Sam and Amira fall in love.
Director: Sean Mullin
Stars: Martin Starr, Dina Shihabi

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    Best Feature Narrative

  • Irvine International Film Festival

    Best Actor

  • Prescott Film Festival

    Best Narrative Feature


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The director of Amira & Sam is Sean Mullin.
On October 18, 2021, the IMDB rating of Amira & Sam is 6.1/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 77/100, Metacritic rating is 58/100, TMDB rating is 5.0/10.
On October 18, 2021, there were 4544 public reaction to Amira & Sam including director with artistic integrity, pleasantly surprising, emotionally captivating, romantic character, great chemistry together.
The full version of Amira & Sam is provided by Tubi TV , Hulu , Apple iTunes , The Roku Channel , Vudu , Kanopy , Redbox , Fandor
The genre of Amira & Sam is Drama,Romance,Comedy.
The casts of Amira & Sam are Martin Starr starring as Sam, Dina Shihabi starring as Amira, Paul Wesley starring as Charlie, Laith Nakli starring as Bassam, David Rasche starring as Jack, Ross Marquand starring as Greg.
Amira & Sam won 2015 Irvine International Film Festival, 2015 Prescott Film Festival, 2014 Napa Valley Film Festival, 2014 Port Townsend Film Festival, 2014 Savannah Film Festival, 2014 St. Louis International Film Festival.
The release date of Amira & Sam is May 30, 2014.
The runtime of Amira & Sam is 90 minutes.